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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the news being circulated through a parody Twitter account and an old NTA news video that President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling or has travelled to the U.S. is fake.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Commissioner of Police in Imo State in south-eastern Nigeria, Mr. Chris Ezike, has confirmed the kidnap and subsequent murder of a Catholic priest Rev. Father Cyriacus Onunkwo in Imo State.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The agitations for true federalism by different ethnic groups in Nigeria may not abate soon as a socio-political organisation for the Igbos in south-eastern Nigeria, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Sunday in Abuja condemned the recent shake up and appointments in the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated $5.8 billion from taxes between January and July this year.

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APA-Bouake (C/Ivoire) — Players of the Elephants, the Ivoirian national football team, arrived in Bouake (379 km north of Abidjan) around midday (local) on Monday, where they will take on their Gabonese counterpart on Tuesday, as part of the 4th round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Ministry of Transport and Communications has set a 2018 target to start construction of a $2.7 billion coal export railway and port terminal project in the central region of the country, hoping to conclude it in the first quarter of 2021, APA can report on Monday.

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